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prognosis Saltos de línea: prog|no¦sis
Pronunciación: /prɒɡˈnəʊsɪs/

Definición de prognosis en inglés:

sustantivo (plural prognoses prɒɡˈnəʊsiːz)

1The likely course of a medical condition: the disease has a poor prognosis
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  • He suffered many medical complications and his prognosis was poor.
  • Follow up is needed to see if the children's poor prognosis is improved and criminality prevented.
  • Once clinical cardiovascular disease develops, these patients have a poorer prognosis than normoglycemic patients.
1.1An opinion, based on medical experience, of the likely course of a medical condition: it is very difficult to make an accurate prognosis
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  • These questions are required to be answered with a medical opinion and a prognosis taking into account the plaintiff's injuries and the degree of his recovery.
  • This makes diagnosis and prognosis based on genetic abnormalities difficult for most malignancies.
  • Generating an accurate prognosis is a difficult task under the best of conditions.
1.2A forecast of the likely outcome of a situation: gloomy prognoses about overpopulation
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  • With so many matches being lost to flooding and the prognosis that the situation is likely to get worse in the short term, one answer to the problem of suitable venues for matches might be to use canals.
  • The good news is that while a gloomy prognosis for European manufacturing is unfolding, we are by no means in the initial stages of a stagflationary impulse.
  • The gloomy prognosis makes some sense because office rents and vacancies are traditionally trailing indicators of the broader economy.


Mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek prognōsis, from pro- 'before' + gignōskein 'know'.

Palabras que riman con prognosis

apotheosis, chlorosis, cirrhosis, diagnosis, halitosis, hypnosis, kenosis, meiosis, metempsychosis, misdiagnosis, mononucleosis, myxomatosis, necrosis, neurosis, osmosis, osteoporosis, psittacosis, psychosis, sclerosis, symbiosis, thrombosis, toxoplasmosis, trichinosis, tuberculosis

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